Tag: sex

Sex Workers to Host Self-Destructing Digital Variety Show Against EARN-IT

Image courtesy Veil Machine Sex workers made the internet what it is today. But as the internet grew, and tech companies started to monopolize the modern world, they’ve been pushed to the margins and forced off platforms by private interests and harmful legislation.  In response, a sex worker-led art collective is putting on a 12-hour […]

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Five Sex Toy Wipes for Every Need and Every Budget

5 Neat Things5 Neat ThingsJolie Kerr is a cleaning expert, advice columnist and the host of the podcast “Ask a Clean Person.” Each week, she’ll round up five essential cleaning products, tools and organizational systems to help you live your tidiest lives. Toy cleaning wipes are an incredibly convenient product for people who use sex […]

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If I Can’t Touch Another Human, at Least I Can Watch It on TV

Last month, my colleague Meredith Balkus asked the hard, but necessary, question all single people attempting to survive and actually date during this pandemic need answered: When can we kiss????? This question has plagued me since the prospect of dating in the age of COVID became real following my pandemic-era breakup. All I want is […]

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Amy Baldwin Of ‘Shameless Sex’ On Connection During Quarantine And Owning Your Sexuality

Amy Baldwin is a straight-up sex expert. While the splashiest entry on her resume might be the fact that she co-owns Pure Pleasure Shop — a sex boutique — with her mom, she’s also a certified sex educator and a trained sex and relationship coach. As one half of the duo behind the popular podcast […]

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Keeping Kids Curious About Their Bodies Without Shame

A mother received an awkward email from her son’s kindergarten teacher last fall. Her 6-year-old and his friends had been caught unzipping their pants and flashing each other during lunch. The behavior was not unusual for his age, the teacher wrote, but it was inappropriate at school. She had spoken with him, and she hoped […]

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Meet the Oral Sex Simulator That One Reviewer Said Was “10/10 For Me!”

As our period of social distancing and quarantine isolation drags on, we’ll be bringing you a series of sex toy reviews to help you make the best buying decisions to keep your solo sex life buzzing along, or to spice things up for couples (or thruples or etc, etc, etc.) who may be experiencing some […]

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Sex Is Messy, But There Are Solutions!

Image: begoña merino (Other) 5 Neat Things5 Neat ThingsJolie Kerr is a cleaning expert, advice columnist and the host of the podcast “Ask a Clean Person.” Each week, she’ll round up five essential cleaning products, tools and organizational systems to help you live your tidiest lives. Many, many moons ago, a reader asked for my […]

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Is Sex Dead for Parents?

While in domestic confinement, the most comforting thing I can say to my female friends, near and far, is not “This too shall pass.” Nor is it “We can do hard things.” It is my own pearl of wisdom, and it goes something like this: “Don’t worry, no one actually wants to have sex with […]

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Masks, No Kissing and ‘a Little Kinky’: Dating and Sex in a Pandemic

Pandemic life is tough on everyone. But for a single person, the prospect of dating and sex — while social distancing to avoid a potentially life-threatening respiratory illness — feels impossible. How do you date without touching or kissing? How do you have sex without breathing on your partner and putting each other at risk? […]

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